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|Title||Author*||Date**||Type of Content||Technology Types||Stressors||Receptors|
|Man-Made Structures on Marine Sediments: Effects on Adjacent Benthic Communities||Davis, N., VanBlaricom, G., Dayton, P.||January 1982||Journal Article||N/A||Energy Removal, Static Device||Benthic Invertebrates, Nearfield Habitat|
|The trade-off between tidal-turbine array yield and environmental impact: A habitat suitability modelling approach||du Feu, R., et al.||May 2019||Journal Article||Marine Energy general, Tidal||Energy Removal||Benthic Invertebrates|
|Do Changes in Current Flow as a Result of Arrays of Tidal Turbines Have an Effect on Benthic Communities?||Kregting, L., et al.||August 2016||Journal Article||Marine Energy (General), Tidal||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates|
|Marine Renewable Energy: The Ecological Implications of Altering the Hydrodynamics of the Marine Environment||Shields, M., et al.||January 2011||Journal Article||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates, Physical Environment|
|Tidal Energy: The Benthic Effects of an Operational Tidal Stream Turbine||O'Carroll, J., et al.||August 2017||Journal Article||Marine Energy (General), Tidal||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates|
|Yaquina Bay, Oregon Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Sites Evaluations Study and Environmental Assessment||US Army Corps of Engineers, US Environmental Protection Agency||February 2012||Report||N/A||Energy Removal||Benthic Invertebrates|
|Pathways of Effects for Offshore Renewable Energy in Canada||Isaacman, L., Daborn, G.||December 2011||Report||Marine Energy (General), Wind Energy (General), Offshore Wind||Avoidance, Changes in Flow, Chemicals, Collision, Displacement, EMF, Habitat Change, Lighting, Noise||Birds, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions|
|Annex IV 2016 State of the Science Report: Environmental Effects of Marine Renewable Energy Development Around the World||Copping, A., et al.||April 2016||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Attraction, Avoidance, Changes in Flow, Collision, EMF, Entrapment, Habitat Change, Noise||Birds, Ecosystem Processes, Fish, Invertebrates, Marine Mammals, Nearfield Habitat, Physical Environment, Reptiles, Human Dimensions, Marine Spatial Planning|
|Preliminary Assessment of the Conservation Importance of Benthic Epifaunal Species and Habitats||Moore, C.||January 2009||Report||Marine Energy (General)||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates|
|The Benthic Environment of the North and West of Scotland and the Northern and Western Isles: Sources of Information and Overview||Wilding, T., Hughes, D., Black, K.||October 2005||Report||Marine Energy (General), Tidal, Wave||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates, Physical Environment|
|Baselines and Monitoring Methods for Detecting Impacts of Hydrodynamic Energy Extraction on Intertidal Communities of Rocky Shores||Want, A., et al.||January 2014||Book Chapter||Marine Energy (General), Wave||Changes in Flow||Invertebrates|